4C.  Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Tribal Resources


AODA Treatment

Family Resource Center
533 Peace Pipe Rd.
P.O. Box 189
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-1511
Facsimile:  (715) 588-3903

The AODA Program of the Family Resource Center provides AODA assessments, family, group and individual counseling, intensive outpatient services, OWI services, adolescent counseling, education and support groups, treatment and aftercare, and gambling assessment and counseling.

Childcare and Respite Services

Little Dreams Daycare
562 Peace Pipe Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4208

Child Support

LDF Tribal Child Support Agency
623 Peace Pipe Rd.
P.O. Box 1198
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
Office:  (715) 588-4236
Fax:  (715) 588-9240

Child Support Agency
Judicial Building
P.O. Box 1198
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4236
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9240

The Child Support Agency provides services to parents and children that are affiliated through enrollment to the LDF Tribe, to ensure a better life for children.  It is the result of a cooperative agreement between the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement, the Wisconsin Bureau of Child Support, and the Lac du Flambeau Tribe.  Services include paternity establishment, child support services, absent parent locator, enforcement of child support orders, collection of child support payments and issuance of income withholding.

Coordinated Services Team

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
418 Little Pines Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715)-588-3303 Ext. 5285

Economic/Financial Support Services

Economic Support Program
William Wildcat, Sr., Community Center
418 Little Pines Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4235
Facsimile:  (715) 588-2413

The Tribe's Economic Support department administers state, and federal assistance programs for individuals and families that meet income eligibility requirements.  Programs include FoodShare, Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance, Energy Assistance, Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), Kinship Care, Childcare Assistance, and Children First.

Food Distribution Program
Food Distribution Building
220 Industrial Park Rd., P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4204
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9474

The Lac du Flambeau Food Distribution Program is a U.S. Dept. of Agriculture-funded food program for persons (both tribal and non-tribal members) who reside on the Lac du Flambeau reservation and enrolled members of any tribe residing in Vilas and Oneida counties and the southern tip of Iron County.

The program provides nutritious food items to eligible participants.  It is intended to be a supplemental program and does not provide the total diet.  The program also provides cooking and nutrition education classes at the site.  Additionally, it is a site for the Salvation Army Emergency Assistance Program. 

Elderly/Adults with Disabilities

Chippewa Housing Authority
554 Chicog St.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-3348
Facsimile:  (715) 588-7935

The Chippewa Housing Authority offers Elderly/Disability home improvement services.

Minobimaadiziwin Wellness Center
Aging Programs
125 Old Abe Road/Hwy 47
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4388
Facsimile:  (715) 588-3677

The Lac du Flambeau Aging and Disabilities services provides information, referrals, Elder activities, case management, nutrition, transportation, and benefits counseling to elders, veterans, and persons with long-term disabilities.

Aging and Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC)
ADRC of the Northwoods
Lac du Flambeau Office
125 Old Abe Road
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (800) 699-6704
TTY/TDD/Relay:  WI Relay 711

Family and Domestic Violence Services

Domestic Abuse Program (Benase Equay Wakaigan)
LDF Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Program
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-7660 or Toll Free Crisis Line:  (800) 236-7660
Facsimile:  (715) 588- 2313

Services include 24 hour statewide toll-free crisis line:  (800) 236-7660,  trained on-call advocates to respond to all emergencies or crisis situations, 24-hour support staff, assistance for responding Law Enforcement personnel, emergency shelter for victims, women, children, and elders etc.,  education, resource referrals, legal advocacy, restraining order advocacy, child advocacy, child education, support meetings, parenting education and support, financial and budgeting information, Judicare card-issuing, assistance, when available, by donating needed items to victims of fire, or families having a hard time financially, special events and groups including Men’s Batterers Groups, Women's Support Groups, Coordinated Community Response Team, Traditional Women’s gatherings, Grandmother Moon Ceremonies, and a yearly family day celebration feast in honor of parents in the community.

Health Services – Physical, Mental, and Behavioral

Peter Christensen Health Center
450 Old Abe Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-3371
Facsimile:  (715) 588-7884
http://www.pchclinic.com/

The Peter Christensen Health Center provides quality health care and offers a full range of family medical services by Board Certified family physicians, an advanced practice nurse practitioner and physician-assistant.  The program also provides dental services, podiatry services, a new optometry department, pharmacy services and a comprehensive range of community-based services.

Peter Christensen Dental Center
128 Old Abe Rd.
P.O. Box 128
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
(715) 588-4269

Family Resource Center
533 Peace Pipe Rd.
P.O. Box 189
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-1511
Facsimile:  (715) 588-3903

The Mental Health Group at the Family Resource Center provides psychological evaluations, family, group and individual psychotherapy, family, group and individual consultation, emotional issues, depression, grief and loss, relationship problems, behavior issues, anxiety, anger management and life changes and adjustment.

Housing/Residential

Chippewa Housing Authority
554 Chicog St.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-3348
Facsimile:  (715) 588-7935

The mission of the CHA is to develop, operate and maintain affordable housing programs and activities and the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation. The purpose of these activities is to provide Tribal membership with a decent, safe, sanitary housing and supportive services that promote self-sufficiency, economic and community development on the Reservation.

Indian Child Welfare

LDF Indian Child Welfare
418 Little Pines Rd.
P.O. Box 216
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4275
Facsimile:  (715) 588-3855

The Indian Child Welfare Department provides child Protection Services, family supportive services, home visits, foster care licensing, crisis intervention, parenting classes, supervision and monitoring for Child in Out of Home Care and investigations.

The Juvenile Justice Program of the Family Resource Center provides a truancy reduction program, attendance improvement team, community service program, a Coordinated Services Team (CST wraparound) and an independent living program.

Schools/Education/Employment

Gikendaasowin
Lac Du Flambeau Tribal Education Department
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-7925
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9063

Gikendaasowin LDF Tribal Education Department assists with high school graduation incentives, Job Placement and Training, HSED-GED incentives, adult basic education, and higher education assistance.

Lac Flambeau Tribal UW Extension Program

602 Peace Pipe Rd.
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4251
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9408

The Lac du Flambeau Tribal UW-Extension Program extends the knowledge and resources of the University of Wisconsin to people living on the reservation, and offers assistance with life-long, continuous education.

Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA)
William Wildcat Sr. Community Center
418 Little Pines Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4293
Facsimile:  (715) 588-7930

The WIA Program, which was formerly known as the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Program, provides on-the-job training referrals for adults, and a summer youth employment program for eligible, unemployed Native Americans who meet the Federal poverty level income guidelines. The program also administers a tribal youth worker program, which does not have income guidelines.

Zaasijiwan Head Start
2899 Highway 47 S
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538-0067
Telephone:  (715) 588-9291 or (715) 588-4237
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9576

Zaasijiwan Head Start is designed to provide all children with a safe, nurturing, engaging, enjoyable, and secure learning environment. We believe this will help them gain the awareness skills and confidence necessary to succeed in their present environment and deal with later responsibilities in school and in life.

Each child is treated as a unique individual in an inclusive community that values respects and responds to diversity. A variety of experiences supports the continuum of children's growth and development from infancy to preschool and includes the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial.

Transportation Services

Economic Support Program
William Wildcat, Sr., Community Center
418 Little Pines Rd.
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4235
Facsimile:  (715) 588-2413

Through the Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus Non-Emergency Medical Transportation program, Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus members are provided with transportation or mileage reimbursement, lodging, and meals for medical appointments. 

Tribal Court Systems

Lac du Flambeau Tribal Court
Gilbert Chapman, Sr., Judicial Center
623 Peace Pipe Road
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-4200 or (715) 588-4239
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9240

Cases include Civil (includes traffic, child welfare, child support, paternity, housing, truancy, domestic abuse, juvenile drinking, landlord/tenant, Conservation/Natural Resources on and off reservation, and divorce); and CHIPS for children 17 years of age and under, Small Claims, Probate:  Criminal (probation by judges).

Youth Activities/Prevention Services

Abinoojiiyag Youth Center
407 Huron St.
P.O. Box 847
Lac du Flambeau, WI  54538
Telephone:  (715) 588-7656
Facsimile:  (715) 588-9181

The Abinoojiiyag Center provides alternative, positive activities for youth to reduce and stop alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse, and criminal behavior among youth on the Lac du Flambeau reservation.